SECTOR-FOCUSED INVESTORS

Partners in Infrastructure Advancement

We are a team of infrastructure specialists focused on shaping the future of the world’s foundational industries.

John Kwaak

FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER

John founded Zero Infinity Partners in 2022 to provide capital and expertise to companies innovating in the global infrastructure space.

He previously served as Executive Director & Americas Head of Transportation and Logistics Investing at Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners. Prior to that, he worked for Fortress Investment Group in their infrastructure private equity division and in incubating New Fortress Energy (NYSE: NFE). He started his career as an investment banker at Evercore Partners in their Transportation & Infrastructure Group. Between college and business school, John served as First Lieutenant in the Republic of Korea Air Force.

EDUCATION

Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

MBA

Harvard College

A.B. in Government

BOARD POSITIONS

Ambient Fuels

Senior Advisor

CheckSammy

Board Director

Höegh LNG

Board Director

Metropolis

Senior Advisor

Populus

Board Director

Therma

Board Director

AUC Wastewater

Board Director (Former)

Chicago Parking Meters

Board Director (Former)

Seven Seas Water Group

Board Director (Former)

Steve Antonson

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER & CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Steve leads the day-to-day finance and operations for ZIP and thrives on empowering portfolio companies and entrepreneurs through financial expertise and strategic support.

Previously, Steve served as a Vice President in the private equity division of Fortress Investment Group with a focus on fund and portfolio company management, business strategy, and financial modeling across a range of businesses including Brightline High-Speed Rail, Fortress Transportation & Infrastructure, and New Residential Investment Corp. Prior to that, he worked at General Electric in their Financial Management Program (FMP) and Corporate Audit Staff (CAS) in GE Transportation, GE Aviation, GE Capital, and Corporate business lines.

EDUCATION

Yale School of Management

MBA

Jack Welch School of Business, Sacred Heart University

B.S. in Finance & Accounting

Anagh Tiwary

INVESTMENT PRINCIPAL

Anagh is a Principal at Zero Infinity Partners, where he is focused on early-stage and growth investing at the crossroads of innovation and infrastructure.

Previously, Anagh served as an Associate at Antin Infrastructure Partners and as an Analyst at Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners. He has completed transactions in the rail transport, utility-scale solar & battery storage, and on-street parking sectors and is an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE).

EDUCATION

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

B.S. In Civil Engineering & Finance

BOARD POSITIONS

Populus

Board Observer

Origis Energy

Board Observer (Former)

Alex Demeulenaere

INVESTMENT PRINCIPAL

Alex is a Principal at ZIP, where he is focused on early-stage and growth investing at the crossroads of innovation and infrastructure.

Previously, Alex served as an Associate at Stonepeak and as an Associate and an Analyst at Goldman Sachs in their Industrial and M&A Groups. He has completed transactions in the telecommunications, transportation & logistics, real estate, and industrial sectors spanning from the seed to buyout stages.

EDUCATION

Brown University

B.A. in Classics

BOARD POSITIONS

BioSqueeze

Board Observer

GreenSpark

Board Director

Marlena Guttman

INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE

Marlena contributes to ZIP’s investment activities, including market research, due diligence, and investment execution, while also supporting portfolio companies with operations and financial modeling.

Previously, Marlena served as an Investment Banking Analyst at Nomura Greentech where she has completed sustainable infrastructure and technology transactions in distributed generation, utility-scale solar, and recycling.

EDUCATION

University of Pennsylvania

B.S. in Systems Engineering

Shelley Fico

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT & OFFICE MANAGER

Shelley is responsible for providing administrative support, managing office operations, and coordinating various tasks to ensure the smooth functioning of the firm.

Previously, Shelley was an Administrative Manager at Alacrity Financial for over 15 years where she ran a team of other administrative assistants.

EDUCATION

Adelphi University

B.B.A in Management

Team - Zero Infinity Partners